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  • Bill Clinton, Stars Align for Unite4Humanity Gala

    Humanitarian org Unite4:Good teamed up with Variety for its first-ever Unite4:Humanity event honoring the philanthropic work of former president Bill Clinton, Robert De Niro, Selena Gomez, Alicia Keys, Philomena Lee, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Demi Lovato,...
  • 'Non-Stop' and 'Son of God' could challenge reign of 'Lego Movie'

    The latest Liam Neeson thriller and a New Testament retelling could finally knock over "The Lego Movie" during Oscar weekend as the 3-D animated hit continues to build on its big box office take.  "Lego Movie," the irreverent comedy from Warner Bros....
  • Box Office: Liam Neeson's 'Non-Stop' Soars With $30 Mil, While 'Son of God' Earns Solid $26.5 Mil

    As an action star, Liam Neeson can do no wrong. The actor's latest pic, Universal's "Non-Stop," estimated $30 million in its opening frame, enough to beat Fox's overperformer "Son of God," with $26.5 million, and Warner Bros.' former box office champ...
  • OWN Acquires Network Rights to Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

    OWN has acquired the network television rights to "Lee Daniels' The Butler," co-starring network founder Oprah Winfrey, for the the first broadcast window beyond pay television beginning in 2017. "This is a film that every American should see, and we...
  • What is everybody reading, seeing, writing, and recalling?

    "WHAT'S the best book you've read so far this year?" asked The New York Times of James McBride. (He is the author of 'The Color of Water' and "The Good Lord Bird.") His answer had more people talking than I've heard in lit circles in ages. His answer...
  • Oprah owns 'The Butler'

    "I'M AN actress, it's my passion," said Sophia Loren AFTER ATTENDING a screening of "The Butler" the other night, I can only mourn the fact that media empress Oprah Winfrey didn't make acting her passion. Yes, she began in Oscar-nominated glory in "The...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'Fruitvale Station' Among Gotham Audience Award Nominees

    The leader of the nominations list for the Gotham Independent Film Awards, Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave," made the cut for the kudos' fourth annual audience award as well, with the title among the five films singled out in an online vote....
  • 'The Butler' and The Truth

    This isn't your average summer movie crowd. It's not just that they are largely African-American, skin in all the shades of buttermilk, caramel and creamless coffee that we call "black." It's not just that they are largely old, with raincloud hair and...
  • Fall 2013 Movie Preview

    Fall 2013 Movie Preview
    Lee Daniels' The Butler PG-13; Forest Whitaker, David Banner, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, James Marsden. Based on a true story, Cecil Gaines served as a butler in the White House for eight terms, major events such as the...
  • Forest Whitaker to Receive Gotham Awards' Actor Tribute

    Forest Whitaker will receive the annual actor tribute at the 2013 Gotham Awards, picking up the kudo for a film career with recent credits including "Fruitvale Station" (as a producer) and "Lee Daniels' The Butler" (as an actor). Each year the Gotham...
  • Lee Daniels Tapped For Outfest Honor

    Lee Daniels will receive Outfest's Visionary Award for his contribution to LGBT arts and media visibility. The director will be honored at the org's ninth annual Legacy Awards Nov. 21 at Los Angeles' Orpheum Theatre. The event is a fundraiser to...
  • 'The Butler' TV rights are acquired by Oprah's OWN network

    'The Butler' TV rights are acquired by Oprah's OWN network
    No surprise here. It looks like "Lee Daniels' The Butler" will have a second life as a TV show on OWN, the network created by Oprah Winfrey, who starred in the movie.  OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network said on Thursday that it has acquired the network...